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UA will Lease Space at GulfQuest in Mobile

 A new University of Alabama office in Mobile will serve as a nexus for research and programmatic initiatives that will benefit the region, primarily in the area of transportation.

July 31, 2018

Green for Green

Renewable energy is clean, ecologically responsible and sustainable, unlike energy dependent on fossil fuels. But, for companies in the United States, renewable energy needs to also be a viable business venture. Fortunately, it is.

May 11, 2018

UA Transportation Policy Research Center Names Director

Steven Polunsky, a transportation policy expert with more than 25 years of experience, will lead the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama.

May 10, 2018

Gender Parity, Not Gap, in CEO Pay

Male and female CEOs are paid equally in corporate America, according to research by a team at The University of Alabama.

April 12, 2018

To Understand Autocratic Followers, Strip Research of Bias

The time is right, it seems, for a renewed effort to understand autocratic leaders and their followers without resorting to methods that strip away assumptions of value to the characteristics of followers of autocratic...

April 3, 2018

New U.S. Census Estimates: Baldwin County Leads in Net Migration

Baldwin County’s rapid growth revealed in recent U.S. Census estimates is attributed to the quality of life it offers, according to a University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research representative.

March 27, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

Researcher: Amazon HQ2 Search Signals Shift in Site Selection Process

In a recently published white paper, a researcher at The University of Alabama examines the process Amazon used to narrow its large field of contenders for its second headquarters and its implications for other...

February 22, 2018

Stressed-out Boss is a Bad Boss, UA Research Concludes

Dr. Peter Harms, an assistant professor of management, examined the body of research into the relationship between leadership and stress. The conclusions show that a stressed-out boss can be a bad boss.

December 13, 2017

FORTIFIED Assessment

A team of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students collected data in four Florida cities including Marco Island, the location where Irma made landfall.

November 16, 2017

Women CEOs More Likely to be Targeted by Activist Shareholders

Women CEOs are much more likely than their male counterparts to be targeted by activist shareholders, according to research conducted by a team that included two University of Alabama business professors.

October 30, 2017

UA Report: Business Confidence Holds Steady Across State

Business confidence among Alabama’s industry leaders remains high heading into the final quarter of 2017, according to a recent report from The University of Alabama.

October 16, 2017

UA Alumna Donates $5 Million to Support Data, Cybersecurity Program

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration celebrated today a generous $5 million gift from Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president, and CEO of Lockheed Martin.

September 25, 2017